Presidential memo revealing how Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to draw up a list of potential overseas targets for attempts by or on behalf of the United States Military to damage, disrupt, or gain unauthorized access to a computers, computer systems, or electronic communications networks. Acquired and Published by The Guardian on June 7, 2013. This Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) supersedes National Security Directive (NSPD)-38 of July 7, 2004. This directive complements, but does not affect, NSPD-54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-23 on "Cybersecurity Policy" of January 8, 2008; National Security Directive (NSD)-42 on "National Policy for the Security of National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems" of July 5, 1990; and PPD-8 on "National Preparedness" of March 30, 2011.
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